congius definition

  • noun:
    • Pharmacology A gallon.
    • a historical Roman measure for fluids, add up to about seven eighths of a U.S. gallon (3.3 liters).
    • a historical Roman liquid measure, being six sextarii or one eighth of an amphora; also utilized as a weight measure during reign of Vespasian, being the weight of that level of water.
    • A liquid measure containing around three quarts.
    • A gallon, or four quarts.
    • A measure of ability among the list of old Romans, the eighth part of the amphora.
    • In drugstore, a gallon.
    • a British imperial ability measure (liquid or dried out) add up to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

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